SCORPIO WEEK 2 – AUGUST
Scorpio- Week 2, 13th August
Sun in Leo until 24th August, then Virgo
You may find this week is quite frustrating especially if you’re dealing with any figures of authority. Your frustration may well boil over, and you become very irate, however it is likely to achieve little other than raise your blood pressure. In these situations, there is little else to do other than cross the t’s and dot the I’s.
Love and Romance
Intellectually you’re likely to be quite stimulated and be full of new ideas, some of which may be realistic and others that won’t be. Generally, you will find life quite exciting and interesting. You may well decide to break from your usual routine and get yourself away for a couple of days either on your own or with someone else.
Prosperity & Opportunity
If there are changes that you want to make in your world, then now is a good time for you to set about them. You will be able to make changes subtly and not arouse too much opposition to them. You will have the drive and energy to tackle these changes and push them through to conclusion. However, you should be careful what you ask for because you might get it.
Phases of the Moon
Waxing Moon: 5th August in Scorpio, Time to set your intentions…
Full moon: 12th August in Aquarius, Make a wish today…
Waning Moon: 19th August in Taurus, Reflect on your progress…
New Moon: 27th August in Leo, Make a new start today…
Venus in Cancer until the 12th and then Leo.
Mars In Taurus until 21st August and then Gemini.
Jupiter in Aries all month. Yippee! Go Go Go….
Gemstone for August – Peridot
The ancient Romans wore peridot rings in battles as it symbolized strength and provided protection against the enemies.
Conversely, the ancient Egyptian priests ground the stone into a powder before mixing it with potent drinks to be used in ceremonies as they believed that drinking this concoction would bring them closer to nature. Peridot is regarded as a powerful detoxifying agent. The stone is also thought to improve blood circulation, enhance metabolism, strengthen the immune system and boost digestion. It also has the ability to eliminate stress and dispel apathy and exhaustion.
In modern times, wearing peridot jewelry can help increase financial solidity and contentment in your life. The stone is widely associated with prosperity, loyalty, love, honesty, faithfulness, and optimism. The notion that it reduces stress and eliminates negative thinking, can help enhance harmony, particularly in marriages and other human relationships. Essentially, experts in gemstone significance suggest that the stone can prevent jealousy and anger in relationships.
Furthermore, peridot can also help improve mental health and boost spiritual wellness. It is associated with the heart chakra, also green, and wearing it close to the heart is said to cleanse it of negative emotions, leaving the wearer feeling light, blissful and ready to love.